Letters to Frederick Chesson

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 REAS/2/3
  • Dates of Creation
      21 Nov 1857-25 Oct 1865
  • Physical Description
      19 items; 30 sheets.

Scope and Content

Folder containing letters written from North America (1864- 1865), Calcutta (1857) and England; a considerable amount of the correspondence relates to liberal causes (especially anti-slavery) and American politics; also social and domestic matters; includes details of George Thompson's itinerary in America.


the dates of many of the letters have been added in Frederick Chesson's hand; it is not clear when this was done.

Related Material

See also: REAS/3/3.